Author Archives: Margot

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Are they the sweetest? They are just so cute I want to hug them. I need to go see them. Soon

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It’s Tuesday: The Way West

It’s the day for a few sentences to tempt you to read a good book. I’m reading The Way West by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. It’s an excellent classic about traveling the Oregon Trail. Where am I? The year is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gods and Generals

My husband, Jay, is also a book nut. Sometimes we read the same books – thrillers, for example. But generally our tastes don’t match. He loves the Civil War era and books about the American West/Frontier days. Recently he read … Continue reading

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Favorite Places: Bennett Spring

The purpose of this weekly meme is to share some of the places we’ve been. They are places that stay with us for one reason or another. Join us. Post a picture on your blog, go to the comment section … Continue reading

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Weekly Geeks: Miss Marple

This weekly meme asks the question: If you could interview one of your favorite fictional characters, who would it be and what would you ask. I’ve been reading Agatha Christie mysteries for decades and I always wanted to grow up … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Vantage Point

  We watched a good Netflix movie at our son’s house the other night and enjoyed it enough to share with you. Vantage Point is probably classified as a thriller and I’d agree. It was pretty thrilling.   It’s the … Continue reading

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Childhood Favorite: On The Banks of Plum Creek

I am thoroughly enjoying this chance to re-read some of the books I enjoyed as a child. Most of us who are adult book lovers got our start as children. We can all give lists of those favorites. And then, … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words Wednesday #2

I’ve been reading The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie. (I reviewed it yesterday.) For such a light, easy-reading book, it sure had a lot of big words in it. I copied down quite a few but am only sharing … Continue reading

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One Weekend = 60 Servings

My daughter, Cerrin, recently discovered the usefulness of Batch Cooking. Cerrin wanted to eat home-cooked meals but literally did not have time to cook them every night. She has a Customer Service job by day, is taking her last college … Continue reading

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